Glastonbury is within easy reach of a diverse collection of Somerset’s more popular attractions. Two of the places not to miss are the fabulous Glastonbury Abbey and the remarkable Chalice Well. Also worth checking out are Glastonbury Tor and the Wells Bishop's Palace.
Savvy travelers in Glastonbury, looking for something a little out of the ordinary, will love the cultural attractions nearby. Visit some of the noteworthy artistic and historic collections including the Fleet Air Arm Museum in Yeovil.
If the weather is good, follow the lead of the locals who know the area best and appreciate the nearby parks and reserves. Grab your camera and discover the nature preserves for which this area is so renowned, like the Cheddar Gorge and Caves in Cheddar.
To really get a feel for the area, stop at some of the local sights such as Wells Cathedral in Wells and Wookey Hole. These are much-loved by travellers from all the corners of the globe. Learn about history at the Stembridge Tower Mill.
If you could do with a spot of retail therapy, you’ll love the various stores of Kilver Court in Shepton Mallet.
When it’s time to relax after a long day exploring the many charms of Glastonbury, check in to one of the area’s numerous bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. The Wookey Hole Hotel, Wells, the BEST WESTERN PLUS Swan Hotel, Wells and the George & Pilgrims Hotel are just some of the many great places to stay around here.